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Col. Moe Davis Endorses Cooper Hefner for California State Senate

10•15•2020
  • Endorsements
Colonel Moe Davis said this of Cooper — “From the U.S. Capitol in Washington to the State Capitol in California, we need leaders who will bring people together and build up rather than tear down our country with divisive rhetoric. That’s why I support Cooper Hefner for Congress in California’s 30th Senate District. He is […]
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Ambassador (ret.) John Emerson Endorses Cooper Hefner for California State Senate

09•02•2020
  • Endorsements
Former United States Ambassador to Germany John Emerson issued this endorsement of Cooper — “We are fortunate that Cooper Hefner is devoting his life to public service.  A USAF Airman, active philanthropist, business leader and father, Cooper has the energy and the breadth of experience to bring smart, effective leadership to Sacramento.  A life long […]
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Ambassador (ret.) James Costos Endorses Cooper Hefner for California State Senate

08•27•2020
  • Endorsements
Former Ambassador to Spain James Costos said this of Cooper — “I strongly believe that good leadership requires empathy and I know that Cooper Hefner has the compassion for all and desire to lift people up that would make him a successful advocate for Californians. As someone who has both represented the American people and […]
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Cooper Hefner Statement on Record Breaking California Fires

08•24•2020
  • Statement
Our California communities are once again being ravaged by fires. Emergency responders are currently fighting over 600 fires across the state. Thousands of Californians are under evacuation notice, over 1 million acres of land have been devastated by the blazes, and lives have tragically been lost. My heart is with the communities reeling at the […]
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Cooper Hefner Statement on California’s Energy Grid and Heat Wave Emergency

08•19•2020
  • Statement
Over the past days, millions of Californians have experienced power blackouts while record-breaking heat covers the state. This does more than disrupt lives, it kills. The energy crisis currently being experienced alongside the heat wave is yet more evidence of the need for California to invest in a modern electricity grid, switch even more rapidly […]
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Mayor and Congressional Candidate Michelle de la Isla Endorses Cooper Hefner for California State Senate

08•12•2020
  • Endorsements
Mayor Michelle de la Isla had this to say about Cooper — “Cooper Hefner’s legacy of service to our country, along with his compassion for supporting homeless individuals and empowering youth, demonstrates his selfless approach to public service and a true understanding of the hard work it takes to help communities succeed. Cooper will serve […]
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Community Organizer Nabilah Islam Endorses Cooper Hefner

08•07•2020
  • Endorsements
Organizer and progressive activist Nabilah Islam issued this statement, endorsing Cooper Hefner to serve as State Senator for the 30th District in California— “Our shared values of servant leadership, inclusivity, and the passionate pursuit of a better America for all make me excited to endorse Cooper Hefner for California State Senate. His commitment to preventing […]
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Civil Rights Icon Rev. Jesse Jackson Endorses Cooper Hefner

07•29•2020
  • Endorsements
Today, civil rights leader and icon Rev. Jesse L. Jackson, Sr. announced his endorsement of Cooper Hefner to serve as State Senator of California’s 30th District. Rev. Jackson said in a statement— “Cooper Hefner, as a member of the U.S. military, serves our country with distinction. He has been committed to serving his community faithfully and […]
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Cooper Hefner Statement on Treatment of the Uighur People

07•27•2020
  • Issues
  • Statement
California must be a positive force in the global fight for civil liberties and human rights. Our state’s prominent role in the United States and global economy positions itself to be just that. California’s government needs to take action to do its part to stop the cultural genocide of the Uighurs in Xinjiang, China. The […]
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Cooper Hefner Statement on the Strike for Black Lives

07•20•2020
  • Uncategorized
“Today, tens of thousands of workers are taking to the street to protest systemic racism and police violence. I stand with those using their voices to call for an end to the discrimination and brutality towards BIPOC. The action of these workers seeks to change the practices of some of the largest companies in America […]
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Congressman Ben Ray Luján Endorses Cooper Hefner

07•13•2020
  • Campaign Update
  • Endorsements
Today, Congressman Ben Ray Luján, announced his endorsement of Cooper Hefner to serve as State Senator of California’s 30th District. Congressman Luján remarked— “As an Airman in the United States Air Force Reserve, Cooper demonstrated his unwavering commitment to service of others and giving back. I support Cooper because I know he will work every day […]
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President and Founder of Children of the Night Dr. Lois Lee Endorses Cooper Hefner

  • Campaign Update
  • Endorsements
Today, President and Founder of Children of the Night Dr. Lois Lee, announced her endorsement of Cooper Hefner to serve as State Senator of California’s 30th District. Dr. Lee the founder of Children of the Night, a California based NGO serving homeless teens and one of the world’s leading experts in rescuing child sex trafficking victims […]
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Community Organizer & Activist Daniel Henning Endorses Cooper Hefner

  • Campaign Update
  • Endorsements
Today, Community Organizer and Activist Daniel Henning, announced his endorsement of Cooper Hefner to serve as State Senator of California’s 30th District. Henning the founding artistic director of Los Angeles Blank Theater shared these remarks about Cooper– “Cooper Hefner is exactly the kind of leader we need right now. At a young age, Cooper is remarkably […]
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Congressman Harley Rouda Endorses Cooper Hefner

  • Campaign Update
  • Endorsements
Today, Congressman Harley Rouda, announced his endorsement of Cooper Hefner to serve as State Senator of California’s 30th District. Congressman Rouda remarked— “Cooper Hefner is exactly the kind of leader we need right now. Cooper’s business savvy, inclusivity, and dedication to service and community will usher necessary progress in our California State Senate. I am thrilled to wholeheartedly support […]
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Blue Neighbors Chairman Gregory Mahdesian Endorses Cooper Hefner

  • Campaign Update
  • Endorsements
Today, Blue Neighbors Chairman Gregory Mahdesian, announced his endorsement of Cooper Hefner to serve as State Senator of California’s 30th District. Gregory, the Chairman of Blue Neighbors, a political action committee dedicated to supporting progressive democratic candidates shared these remarks about Cooper– “Cooper Hefner has a progressive vision for our state that is anchored in […]
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Public Safety Reform

06•12•2020
  • Issues
Breonna Taylor and George Floyd are among the names we know, but for each of them there are hundreds of others who have been lost to police violence without a public reckoning. The tragedies of their deaths point to a truth that must be acknowledged and acted on—systemic racism plagues our state and our nation.  […]
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Addressing the Housing Crisis

03•16•2020
  • Issues
California and Los Angeles County in particular face a serious housing crisis. The demand for housing has long surpassed the supply, leaving millions of Californians unable to rent at an affordable price or purchase a home. Tens of thousands are stuck sleeping on the street.  Our approach to solving California’s housing crisis will prioritize the […]
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